Initial Coin Offerings

SEC Files Suit Against Kik Over 2017 ICO

Kik CEO says the company will "welcome the opportunity to fight for the future of crypto in the United States."

Amero-Isatek Bringing Eight New Crypto Exchanges to Mexico

The company will launch exchange services in Monterrey, Queretáro, Sinaloa, Quintana Roo, Mexico City, Jalisco, South Lower California, and Yucatán.

SEC Shows Flexibility in Dealing with ICOs

SEC is using its existing regulatory framework to accommodate investment tokens that manage to transform themselves into something closer to utility tokens.

SEC Director Thinks ICOs Can Be Exempt from Securities Laws

The SEC’s Corporate Finance Director said ICOs may be exempt from securities laws.

Australian Securities Watchdog Issues Updated Regulatory Guidance on ICOs and Crypto Assets

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has released updated regulatory guidance for ICOs and crypto-related businesses.

PepsiCo’s Project Proton Brings 28% Improvement in Supply Chain Efficiency

PepsiCo has finished a blockchain trial that resulted in a 28 percent improvement in supply chain efficiency.

Rapper to Welcome Bitcoin Lightning Payments on Clothing Website

Rap icon Lil Pump has announced that his clothing brand “Unhappy” will accept Bitcoin Lightning payments.

Puerto Rico Launches Integrated Trading and Banking Platform for Crypto Traders

Puerto Rico-based crypto trading platform San Juan Mercantile Exchange (SJMX) has officially commenced operations and facilitated its first client deposit through its banking subsidiary, the San Juan Mercantile Bank & Trust International (SJMBT).

Canadian Police Freeze Assets of Vanbex Founders

Canadian police have frozen the assets of Vanbex founders as part of a fraud investigation into a 2017 ICO that secured $22 million.

African Digital Asset Framework Releases First Guidelines for ICOs and TGEs

The African Digital Asset Framework, the first open-source software platform for setting transnational standards for digital assets, has released its first guidelines for Initial Coin Offerings.

Proposed Crypto Laws in Mexico Form Barriers for Exchanges

Mexico’s proposed cryptocurrency laws could form new barriers for exchanges and adoption.

Blockchain Lawyer Drew Hinkes Joins Carlton Fields

Crypto lawyer Drew Hinkes has joined Carlton Fields to help token sellers fight back.

ICOBox Announces the Culmination of Its ICOS Program

ICOBox, one of the global leaders in ICO marketing, has chosen to culminate its ICOS program, which intended to assist promising but underfunded new projects to have access to the tools created by ICOBox.

Thailand’s SEC Gives Green Light to Country’s First ICO Portal

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Thailand has approved the first portal for scrutinized initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the country.

Bhurj Khalifa Owner to Develop Ethereum-Based Token

Emaar Group, the United Arab Emirates’ real estate giant behind Burj Khalifa, has partnered with Switzerland-based crypto startup Lykke AG to develop an Ethereum-based digital currency.